Catrina graduated with a BFA in dance from Concordia University (Montreal) in 1992. She has studied and taught at the innovative European Dance Development Centre in Arnhem Holland and Düsseldorf, Germany as well as independently in Montreal, Kitchener, Waterloo and Guelph.
She has danced for the international renowned Compagnie Marie Chouinard (Montreal), Dance Alliance (Germany) and various independent choreographers (Montreal, Guelph).
Catrina is the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of the Guelph Dance Festival, which is now in its 19th year. Catrina is the Co-Artistic Director of Guelph Youth Dance and is the Managing Director of the the GYD training program.
Catrina was awarded the YMCA/YWCA Women of Distinction award in 2008 for her contribution to Arts and Culture in Guelph. Catrina is currently in the process of becoming certified in Open Source Forms.